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Forum: The Garage Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,434
Views: 331,352
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 In the shop

I took pictures of the Tiny Tech team stripping my TR6C head down

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/Rickman%20Metisse/IMG_1963_zpsc735596e.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 42,591
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Team Tiny Tech - Heads up

The Tiny Tech's were busy stripping the head while I took pictures...

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/Rickman%20Metisse/IMG_1963_zpsc735596e.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 1,144,018
Posted By JagLite
Talking What year ISDT?

From left, BSA, BSA, Triumph, Greeves? mid to late '60's?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-18-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 42,591
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 More Rickman news

Thanks guys! I'm glad you like the fun. :D

If you haven't seen the video by Racer TV featuring Rickman Metisse here it is (again)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz5b3C3e0Qo&list=WL&index=26
...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Dr650

Greetings!

Are you not aware of the huge DR650 thread here?
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=135295
Skip to the last month or so and start reading.

Lots of people have the 6.6...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,625
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Honestly...!

Honestly...!
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,625
Posted By JagLite
Red rider

There's never been a redhead saint
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,625
Posted By JagLite
Very dangerous You go first

Very dangerous
You go first
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-14-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 134,075
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Trailered

My street tracker going to the motorcycle show:

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/AJS%20Street%20Tracker/LoadedUp02_zpsefade044.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-12-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 42,591
Posted By JagLite
Talking Racer TV

Big news flash! :clap


I was very surprised tonight when I got the email notice of this week's Racer TV video, it is a Rickman Metisse they are highlighting.

Check it out:...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-12-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 42,591
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Aw shucks...

I'm glad you like it, thanks. :D

I am actually taking the pictures to create an engine rebuild video with stop motion and music.
I have taken 786 pictures so far.
I just posted a few here of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,173,441
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 New guy

Great buy!

They sure are fun bikes.
Enjoy the ride :freaky
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,736
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Ho-hummmmm

Not boring at all!

I enjoy reading all of what you have done. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-11-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 42,591
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Rebuild continues Part 2

We kept at it...



http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/TR6C%20engine%20rebuild/IMG_1534_zps6e5ec977.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-11-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 42,591
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Engine Rebuild time!

Finally, the time to tear the TR6C engine down and rebuild it like new has arrived. :clap



Since this is my first Triumph engine I knew I would need all the help I could get.




First, I...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,266
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Front rim

That's interesting

It looks like Suzuki is using the same front rim as Yamaha with the mud/rock trapping spoke flange design.

I guess it makes sense to have one common rim supplier for...
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,266
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Tubeless

You are correct sir, they are not tubeless.

But neither were Woody's wheels quote I got.

Is he building tubeless wheels for the Wee now?
Sealed spokes or true tubeless rims?
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Short list

Yes, I understand. It was just a thought.

If a traveler has broken something that needs welding they can ask at any of the listed shops or someone on the emergency line for a recommendation.
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Wonderful!

That is the kind of post we like to read!
Excellent customer service :clap
Forum: Alaska 12-08-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Shopping spree!

Excellent idea!

I have no idea how many shops are bike oriented here.

On your list I only know of HOH, Alaska Leather, & TMS.

I thought AK Cycles was only a place for choppers so I need to...
Forum: Alaska 12-08-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,050
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Accountable? Not my problem...

You said it brother :clap

A good manager knows what to look for when hiring and it isn't proficiency with the product, it is ATTITUDE.

I am guessing that most employees working in a mc shop...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 42,591
Posted By JagLite
Aceptable

Yes, I think your dad made a good decision.

If he couldn't keep both, the Indian is worth the sacrifice. :cry
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,759,151
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Too hot!

Absolutely!

I had to turn the thermostat down since I mounted the header too close to it

:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 102,233
Views: 19,998,494
Posted By JagLite
Talking Rob's site

You should go direct to http://www.mxrob.com/
Lot's of excellent info :clap

Bookmark it
You will go there often
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-07-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 42,591
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Time does fly

I can't imagine how I have missed posting updates...

Work is progressing at my typical Alaskan speed,


Glacially :cry


I am currently in the process of taking the TR6C engine apart...
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,266
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Cast wheels are cheap

When I checked with woody last year (for my Wee) he said they would be about $2,000 depending on rim choice and colors.

I wish the OEM spoke wheels would be as cheap as the fragile cast wheels but...
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Excellent!

Excellent thread Uncle Randy.

I was going to ask where AK Cycles is located so that I can check them out...

On Potter Drive?

That must be the shop just west of TMS that I have driven past...
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,837
Posted By JagLite
Bluhduh Movie time!

Yay :clap



Booo :cry



I will be outside and can't join the fun. :huh
Forum: Alaska 12-06-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,050
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Hey! me too!

That just happened to me this week!
Well, sort of anyway.
Not at a motorcycle shop though.
I went to Napa for spark plugs and plug wires, they checked the computer and asked if I wanted the OE...
Forum: Alaska 12-05-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,050
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Honestly?

Well, there are several ways to make a point.

Some feel that hitting someone with the truth is the way to get them to improve.
They never make good managers.

Others dilute any criticism so...
Forum: Alaska 12-05-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,050
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Star ship Enterprise

Ummm, if you are wishing me well, I should clarify that I have no enterprise of my own in mind. :eek1

I can't imagine wanting to deal with the daily stress of running a small business.
I am...
Forum: Alaska 12-05-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,050
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Still hopefull

I read everyone's comments.

Very disappointed that so many comments are not helpful.
So much hate, so much prejudice.
Some obviously believe there is no chance for a shop to be a place we would...
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,759,151
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Garage Art

Every garage needs wall art :D

I added a Triumph Rocket 3 header to the wall

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/4131%20Shop/IMG_1211_zps4576fb8c.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-02-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 133,612
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Exactly!

Yep!
Far too well built, good looking, and rideable to be considered by the "custom" scene.

And that's a complement :clap
Forum: Alaska 12-01-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,006
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Excellent!

Sounds really good to me :D

I am looking forward to the new BIG shop :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 102,233
Views: 19,998,494
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Tire changing

This might help

I did a photo tutorial a while back for a nice easy way to do it:
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23472178&postcount=87848
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 102,233
Views: 19,998,494
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Auto throttle

I like to turn up the idle speed adjuster for those climbing situations.
NOT the idle jet, I am talking about the simple screw adjuster to raise or lower your idle at the throttle linkage.

I...
Forum: Alaska 11-29-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,050
Posted By JagLite
Pissed Unacceptable

Absolutely!

That is an example that should have been taken to small claims court.
(Edit: If all else failed to rectify the problem. Legal action is last resort)
Except that would require him to...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,436,318
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Wow!

Fantastic site!
Thanks for the link.
I could spend hours there.
Probably will too :wink:
Forum: Alaska 11-27-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,050
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Agreed

As I read your comment I thought you were missing the point of this thread... :cry

Then I realized you are correct. :eek1

If every shop was all we want them to be, we wouldn't have any...
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